Independent Committees

Whereabouts Committee
The members of the Whereabouts Committee and Appeal Committee are appointed by the Board of Directors in Anti-Doping Norway. 

Both the Whereabouts Committee and Appeal Committee are comprised of top level athletes or former top level athletes and members with legal competence. Both Committees are independent of the Administration and is given the authority to make decisions of filing failures or declare a missed test. 

Medical Committee
The Medical Committee, appointed by the Board of Anti-Doping Norway, possess expert medical competence and is responsible for the review of Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications. They have the authority to grant or reject TUEs.

The Committee is also encouraged to advise the administration and suggest projects that may contribute to further knowledge and competence in medical matters relating to anti-doping.

Appeal Committee
An independent Appeal Committee handles complaints from athletes both related to whereabouts and TUE decisions. 

Prosecution Committee
The members of the Prosecution Committee are appointed by the Board of Directors in Anti-Doping Norway, and shall possess legal, medical and/or pharmacological competence. 

The Prosecution Committee is independent of the administration, and is given the authority to file a prosecuting petition of a possible anti-doping rule violation. They are given the authority to present the petition in front of the independent Judicial Committee appointed by the Norwegian Confederation of Sports and Olympic and Paralympic Committee.